2001 Ford F350 engine parts removal

Tiny
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  • 2001 FORD F-350
  • V8
  • 4WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 10,000 MILES
The fuel lines which go to the filter behind the belts and in front of the turbo have rusted through and are leaking and the? Is do I have to remove the turbo to get the lines off of the water separator there is very little room in the intake area.
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Saturday, November 29th, 2008 AT 12:27 AM

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FUEL FILTER/WATER SEPARATOR
NOTE:Manufacturer lists procedure for servicing of fuel filter/water separator housing along with fuel filter/water separator filter. It may not be necessary to remove fuel filter/water separator housing when only servicing fuel filter/water separator filter.

Removal
Disconnect negative battery cables. Remove necessary air intake components for access to fuel filter/water separator as necessary. Fuel filter/water separator is located on top of engine, between valve covers. See Fig. 3 .
Place container below water drain line at bottom of fuel filter/water separator housing. Rotate water drain lever away from fuel filter/water separator housing and allow fuel to drain. Disconnect fuel supply and return lines from filter/separator.
Remove 2 fuel supply hoses connecting regulator block to both cylinder heads. Disconnect clip for wiring harness from side of fuel filter/water separator housing. Disconnect necessary electrical connectors for removal of fuel filter/water separator housing. Remove bolts and fuel filter/water separator housing.
NOTE:Fuel filter/water separator filter must be properly installed in housing or engine will not operate properly.

Installation
To install, reverse removal procedure using NEW seal ring. Apply diesel fuel to seal ring before installing. Ensure seal ring is installed with beveled area facing original direction.
Tighten bolts to specification. See TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS . Ensure fuel/filter water separator filter is securely locked on cap.
Fill fuel/filter water separator housing with diesel fuel before installing cap and fuel/filter water separator filter. Tighten cap until cap just contacts fuel/filter water separator housing. Ensure water drain lever is fully closed.


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